By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles situation in Fiji, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services has reported an additional confirmed measles case. The most recent case,...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Is hepatitis A and the large outbreaks in the US the ‘Rodney Dangerfield’ of infectious diseases in America? There was a recent article that listed the...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews One of the most tragic and preventable outbreak situations on the globe in the measles outbreak on the Pacific island of Samoa. In this video, I go over the most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a previous report on the Cryptosporidium outbreak in Sweden, the Public Health Authority, or Folkhalsomyndigheten, report more than 300 cases of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases in Bangladesh has crossed the 100,000 case threshold in 2019 on Friday, according to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews While the 2019 dengue fever season is a far cry from 2013 when more than 22,000 cases were reported, the country’s Environmental officials are reporting nearly...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) put out a report this week that shows that some 440,000 measles cases have been reported during the past 10 months or so in 2019. In...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a video done in October https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9fLD… , I take a look at the current polio situation–both wild poliovirus and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) in Tokyo have confirmed the first case of B virus, or herpes B infection, according to an NHK World...

Staphylococcus aureus is a major human pathogen prone to developing antibiotic resistance, causing 120,000 cases of bloodstream infections every year in the United States and over 5000 in Australia; the...